“Audit exemption: how can accountants support small businesses?”
Wednesday 19 February 2014 16.00 – 19.00
Stanhope Hotel, rue du Commerce 9, 1000 Brussels
On 19 February 2014, FEE and ICAEW jointly hosted a debate on around audit exemption and how it affects businesses and accountants across Europe. The debate was followed by a cocktail and networking reception.
A variety of speakers and panellists contributed to the success of this event, which was attended by over 50 participants.
Below you will find the opening address delivered by Petr Kriz, as well as PowerPoint presentation shared during the keynote addresses of Arnold Schilder & Andreas Noodt.
Attached is also included the recently published Summary of Discussions, outlining the points of view shared by the panellists and speakers and the dynamic conversation which took place throughout the event.
For further information, see the attached detailed programme.
Petr Kriz, FEE Deputy President
Myles Thompson, FEE Board member and Chair of the FEE auditing working party, moderator of the debate
Arnold Schilder, IAASB Chairman
Andreas Noodt, IFAC SMP Committee
Robert Hodgkinson, Executive Director, ICAEW
Gerhard Huemer, UEAPME Representative
Morten Speitzer, President of the Danish Institute FSR
Jan Wietsma, Founder and business advisor Coolfacts B.V.
Michael Gewehr, Chair of the auditing working party of the German Institute IDW
Welcoming Address Petr Kriz
PowerPoint presentation – Arnold Schilder & Andreas Noodt
Summary of Discussions